Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Business Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 707 634
Rank change year-on-year -59 -73 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 429 500 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 391 392 675
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.76% -4.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,250 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,831 165,633 192,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,881 136,379 162,038
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IT Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst.

Salary trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -81 389 £47,125 -2.84% 44
UK excluding London +15 266 £40,000 -5.88% 25
London -85 161 £57,500 -4.17% 21
North of England +20 90 £40,000 +6.67% 6
South East +25 80 £45,000 +3.45% 7
Yorkshire +28 43 £40,000 +6.67% 1
North West +11 43 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Midlands -12 37 £42,500 -5.56% 5
West Midlands +15 30 £42,500 - 4
Scotland -21 21 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Wales - 15 £30,500 -
South West -3 12 £41,500 -3.60% 3
East of England -15 11 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands -22 7 £42,500 -17.07% 1
North East -22 4 £33,750 -2.17%
Northern Ireland +9 2 £20,000 -32.20%

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 246 (57.34%) Business Analysis
2 190 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (28.44%) Finance
4 87 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (20.28%) SDLC
5 84 (19.58%) Project Management
6 83 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 67 (15.62%) User Stories
8 62 (14.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 52 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 52 (12.12%) SQL
10 50 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (11.42%) Degree
12 46 (10.72%) Scrum
13 45 (10.49%) PRINCE2
14 44 (10.26%) UML
14 44 (10.26%) Use Case
15 42 (9.79%) Microsoft
16 41 (9.56%) Change Management
17 40 (9.32%) Data Modelling
18 39 (9.09%) Data Analysis
19 37 (8.62%) ISEB
20 34 (7.93%) Microsoft Excel
21 30 (6.99%) Banking
21 30 (6.99%) CRM
21 30 (6.99%) Workflow
22 26 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
23 24 (5.59%) Front Office
23 24 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
23 24 (5.59%) Retail

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.17%) Confluence
2 5 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (7.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (4.43%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.93%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.93%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.70%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) Kondor
4 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.23%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.23%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.40%) SaaS
2 4 (0.93%) Office 365
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (0.70%) Veeva
4 1 (0.23%) Asana
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Force.com
4 1 (0.23%) G Suite
4 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.23%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.17%) Intranet
2 3 (0.70%) NAS
2 3 (0.70%) SAN
2 3 (0.70%) WAN
2 3 (0.70%) Wireless
3 2 (0.47%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) Network Security
3 2 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.86%) Blockchain
3 5 (1.17%) EDMS
3 5 (1.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.70%) Big Data
6 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (2.80%) JIRA
2 8 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.70%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.23%) Redmine
General
1 122 (28.44%) Finance
2 30 (6.99%) Banking
3 24 (5.59%) Front Office
3 24 (5.59%) Retail
4 15 (3.50%) Advertising
5 10 (2.33%) Legal
6 9 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.40%) Law
8 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.17%) Billing
10 4 (0.93%) Marketing
11 3 (0.70%) Automotive
11 3 (0.70%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.80%) XML
2 9 (2.10%) .NET
3 8 (1.86%) EDI
4 2 (0.47%) HTML
4 2 (0.47%) HTML5
4 2 (0.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.23%) CakePHP
5 1 (0.23%) FpML
5 1 (0.23%) JTS
5 1 (0.23%) Web Services
5 1 (0.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 83 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.26%) Credit Risk
5 13 (3.03%) Derivative
6 12 (2.80%) Fintech
7 11 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.63%) OTC Derivatives
9 7 (1.63%) PMI
10 5 (1.17%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.17%) NHS
11 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.70%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.70%) Equities
12 3 (0.70%) FMCG
12 3 (0.70%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.70%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.47%) Linux
1 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.23%) Android
2 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.23%) Windows
2 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (57.34%) Business Analysis
2 190 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (20.28%) SDLC
3 87 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (19.58%) Project Management
5 67 (15.62%) User Stories
6 62 (14.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 50 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (10.72%) Scrum
10 45 (10.49%) PRINCE2
11 44 (10.26%) UML
11 44 (10.26%) Use Case
12 41 (9.56%) Change Management
13 40 (9.32%) Data Modelling
14 39 (9.09%) Data Analysis
15 30 (6.99%) CRM
15 30 (6.99%) Workflow
16 26 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
17 19 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.12%) SQL
2 6 (1.40%) C#
3 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.17%) VBA
4 4 (0.93%) Java
5 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.23%) PHP
6 1 (0.23%) Python
6 1 (0.23%) R
6 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (11.42%) Degree
2 37 (8.62%) ISEB
3 12 (2.80%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.86%) CFA
6 6 (1.40%) IIBA
7 5 (1.17%) PMP
7 5 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.47%) CBAP
9 2 (0.47%) MBA
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.23%) PhD
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.73%) QA
2 9 (2.10%) PMO
3 6 (1.40%) MiFID
4 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.70%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) PSD2
6 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.66%) Oracle
3 17 (3.96%) SAP
4 7 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.70%) Bloomberg
5 3 (0.70%) ION Trading
6 2 (0.47%) Dell
6 2 (0.47%) EMC
6 2 (0.47%) hybris
6 2 (0.47%) Imperva
6 2 (0.47%) Infor
6 2 (0.47%) Informatica
6 2 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.47%) Murex
6 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.47%) Tableau
6 2 (0.47%) VMware
7 1 (0.23%) Baan
7 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards